Procatarxis

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Procatarxis (Med) The kindling of a disease into action; also, the procatarctic cause.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n procatarxis In medicine, the kindling of a disease into action by a procatarctic cause, when a predisposition exists; also, the procatarctic cause of a disease.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. first beginning